QAV-S 2 JohnnyFPV Edition

By QuadMcFly on Mar 08, 2024

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I'm super excited to finally be able to share this build! We've been working on this design for almost a year, and so much thought and care went into making it what it is. There are some similarties in the core design to the Bardwell Edition, but interestingly enough we started with the design for the Johnny first and the Bardwell was adapted based on his needs to simplify and lighten things. Obviously we had different base starting points for the core design, but the camera cages etc, are all a completely unique design flow. Fortunately there wasn't near as much necessary for the Bardwell design, hence it hitting the market first. The JohnnyFPV edition definitely took a lot more work to refine with the back end design, all the mounting options, and making sure the O3 damping was exactly where we wanted it. The 6mm arms are a big upgrade in terms of durability and stiffness of the frame, especialy when combined with the X-lock system. This thing is an absolute monster. I've been flying prototypes now for about 6 months or so, and it has taken everything I have thrown at it it flies absolutely amazing.

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HeFenEn   Apr 14, 2024  

Hey could you do a tutorial video on how to assemble this? That would be awesome! Also would it work using a Avatar Moonlight?

QuadMcFly   17 days ago 

Unfortunately I don't have a lot of time to do build videos, that being said, ColibriFPV on YouTube is working on some. He already has an overview of the frame, and I believe he has some more details on the build coming soon.

idiotsniff   Apr 24, 2024  

What's the all up weight onI this? And what's it weight without gopro and lipo? Appreciate it mate.

QuadMcFly   17 days ago 

Sorry for the delay in replying, I haven't been on here in a bit. The all up weight is 750g ish, depending on the battery I'm flying. 770g with a heavier pack. It's about 430g with everything but the actual battery and GoPro (hardware, straps, etc included). I wasn't being hugely careful on weight, I could probably get it down a bit more with some more planning on wire routing, etc to shorten wires.

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